About this service

Macmillan Information Centre

By working in partnership with healthcare professionals, people affected by cancer can help to shape and improve treatment and palliative care services.

The North Essex Macmillan Cancer Support & Information Centre is based at Colchester Hospital.  You can call them on 01206 745 347 for friendly support and help with all your cancer questions.

Colchester Catalyst Charity  provides funding for support and equipment needed by people with medical conditions or disabilities who live in north east Essex, specifically where assistance is not available from statutory organisations.

Marie Curie is for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Marie Curie offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left. Marie Curie nurses work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands on care and vital emotional support. Our hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk. For more information, please visit the Marie Curie website.

Additional information can be found on the Cancer Support Community website.  There are also a number of cancer support groups who can offer help and advice.

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